Preparatory String Ensemble - Ages 9–12

Run by Crowden Music Center Ages 9-12 yrs

In this ensemble for mixed strings, students work on following a conductor, playing as a group, and developing intonation, bowing, and phrasing. Repertoire includes beginning-level arrangements of standard string repertoire. A portion of each rehearsal is devoted to the development of musicianship skills, including ear training, sight-singing, and general music literacy.

Students are required to study privately with a teacher of their choice. Audition required. Mid-year applicants are welcome as space permits.

NEW! Year-long program
Tuesdays, 4–5:30pm
September 12–June 5
Tuesday, November 14, 6:30pm
Sunday, March 18, 3:30pm
Tuesday, June 5, 6:30pm
Tuition: $1,095
Registration Deadline: August 15

Map to Crowden Music Center
Crowden Music Center
1475 Rose Street, Berkeley, California, 94702
Time Price
Tues, 4pm - 5:30pm

Founded in 1983 and the first of its kind in the nation, the Crowden School is a coeducational day school for grades four through eight, providing a distinguished academic program with chamber music at the core.

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